14/04/2010

Athletes changing nationality - Is the growing trend of athletes changing their nationality to fly a flag of convenience endangering the poorer nations? Should more be done to prevent it?

Nursery food - A big survey from the Local Government Organization has found that nurseries serve too much fruit and vegetables and not enough carbohydrates for growing toddlers. They're calling for more guidelines.

Palm oil processing - Europe's first sustainable palm oil refinery opens in Liverpool in a development that environmentalists and industry hope will accelerate the move away from deforestation to sustainable product.

Organic food slump - The Soil Association has reported a 12.9 per cent drop in organic food and drink sales in 2008. Should we be surprised? Organic food sales have been falling for years.

Small plate dining - Across the country, in an increasing number of restaurants, portions are getting smaller as are the plates they're being served on. It's called "small plate" dining and it originated in Spain.

Sewing cafes - The idea of the Sweat Shop Cafe is that you drop by for a coffee, a piece of chocolate cake and a spin on a sewing machine.

Tweeter ads - We look at how Tweeting is going to change now that adverts have been allowed on this social networking site.

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